Startup America – Update

Back in February, just after the State of the Union address by President Obama we wrote a blog about the Startup America initiative, and how it would impact us all. At the time, not many details were known about the initiative and so now that we are almost three months into the process, its time […]

What is a Lifestyle Entrepreneur?

These days there are all kinds of trendy terms and lingo that are thrown out in the world of business and startups. One of these terms is Lifestyle Entrepreneur. Just about everyone who is using the word entrepreneur understands what it means. When you add the word lifestyle to the equation the word entrepreneur takes […]

Inbound Marketing for Your Startup Business

Everyone has heard the old saying in business Location, location, location. Well, the saying still stands but as a small business owner you need to understand it differently. With the increased use of technology, today it is more important than ever before that your business has a top location on a search engine, for example […]

Workspace Design as it Relates to Employee Productivity

When starting a small business in todays incredibly complex business world, there are numerous factors that give firms an improved chance of success. One such factor is Employee Productivity. Leaders in the business community have known for years that if your employees are more productive, then generally speaking, your business is more successful. One way […]

Your Personal Foundation Is Your Backbone (Part 2)

Now that we have summarized the Personal Foundation and what it is all about in Part 1 of this blog lets talk about how to actually set up your own Personal Foundation. Create a worksheet, or use our template that can be found in the first book in our FREE Startup Toolkit e-book series The […]

Business Partnerships: Good, Bad, or Both?

Partnerships are commonplace in business, however many people do not have a complete understanding of what a partnership truly is, how it should function, and what to expect once they have entered into one. In the most frequent instance, a partnership is formed between one or more businesses or partners (owners) that will work together […]

Your Personal Foundation Is Your Backbone (Part 1)

Starting a business requires one to compose a variety of different elements, and combine them all into a business plan, and then execute the plan according to the strategy laid out in the plan. At the very core of all of this information is YOU, the business owner. An often overlooked part of starting a […]

Building the Support Team

Although it is your idea, your intellectual property, and your business plan, success is not achieved alone. Even the greatest entrepreneurs in history had help, and they needed it to get to the top, trust me. The quality of the people involved in your business also determines the success of your business. Many ventures ultimately […]